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Sugar beets to Cate Street: What Maine hasn’t learned about economic development

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The state’s arrangement with Cate Street Capital to float the troubled company $40 million for the ailing East Millinocket paper mill is the latest example …

Alewives return to Blackman Stream, inspire celebratory festival

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BRADLEY | Ten miles downriver in Bangor, the Penobscot River meanders, wide and proud, showing little evidence of the epic change that’s taking place …

What’s the most distinctive cause of death in Maine?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a map showing the most distinctive causes of death for each state. In Louisiana, the …

Police: Woman’s body washed ashore near East End Beach in Portland

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Portland police are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body that washed …

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Police: Man found dead in Scarborough woods there since 2013

A man’s body and a shotgun were found Tuesday in the woods …

Unseasonably chilly weather ushers in freeze watches

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GRAY | While Memorial Day weekend unofficially ushers in summer, unseasonably cold temperatures will …



Yarmouth farmer’s market version 2.0

Local clams, lobsters, pies, gelato, music, art. Thursday nights in Yarmouth this summer just got sweeter. A new farmer’s market opens June 4th on the corner …

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